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Canadians are more financially literate than they realize: poll

Canadians are more financially literate than they realize: poll

Canadians are emerging from the pandemic with a lack of confidence in their financial knowledge, with many underestimating how much they actually know about topics like savings, debt, investing and insurance, a new poll has found.
'Rust' film armorer says someone may have put bullet in gun

'Rust' film armorer says someone may have put bullet in gun

The woman in charge of weapons on the movie set where actor Alec Baldwin fatally shot cinematographer Halyna Hutchins said Wednesday night that she had inspected the gun Baldwin shot but doesn’t know how a live bullet ended up inside.
Bank of England holds rates steady, confounding expectations

Bank of England holds rates steady, confounding expectations

LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England has confounded market expectations and held U.K.
UK authorizes Merck antiviral pill, 1st shown to treat COVID

UK authorizes Merck antiviral pill, 1st shown to treat COVID

LONDON (AP) — Britain granted conditional authorization on Thursday to the first pill shown to successfully treat COVID-19 so far.
Unemployment claims drop to 269,000, another pandemic low

Unemployment claims drop to 269,000, another pandemic low

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to a fresh pandemic low last week, another sign the job market is healing after last year's coronavirus recession.
Barrick Gold reports Q3 profit down from year ago, gold prices lower

Barrick Gold reports Q3 profit down from year ago, gold prices lower

TORONTO — Barrick Gold Corp. reported its third-quarter profit fell compared with a year ago as the price of gold also moved lower. The gold miner, which keeps its books in U.S.
Officials tell AP that Iran seized Vietnamese oil tanker

Officials tell AP that Iran seized Vietnamese oil tanker

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran seized a Vietnamese-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman last month and still holds the vessel, two U.S.
Fed pulls back economic aid in face of rising uncertainties

Fed pulls back economic aid in face of rising uncertainties

WASHINGTON (AP) — If you find the current economy a bit confusing, don’t worry: So does the nation’s top economic official, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell.
CP shareholders to vote Dec. 8 on issuing shares for Kansas City Southern deal

CP shareholders to vote Dec. 8 on issuing shares for Kansas City Southern deal

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. says its shareholders will vote next month on the issuance of shares in connection with its proposed acquisition of Kansas City Southern.
Sun Life reports $1.02 billion net income in third quarter

Sun Life reports $1.02 billion net income in third quarter

TORONTO, Australia — Sun Life Financial Inc. says it earned $1.02 billion in the third quarter, up from $750 million in the same quarter last year as it saw growth in asset management and its Asian division.